Cavaliers and Roundheads ; The English at War 1642-1649

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03996

Condition: Very Good


A social as well as a military history which vividly recreates these scenes of war in England 350 years ago, this book is enlivened by astute and revealing character sketches. Making skilful use of numerous contemporary accounts as well as the fruits of modern scholarship, Christoper Hibbert demonstrates is mastery of narrative history. Although this book is a BCA publication, the D/W is from the original Harper/Collins publication. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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To End All Wars: How the First World War Divided Britain

By: Adam Hochschild

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04114

ISBN: 0230013961

Condition: Very Good


A masterful work of history, ' To End All Wars ' vividly evokes a Britain fractured by the seismic upheaval of the Great War, poised between the optimism of the Victorians and the fractured world we inhabit now. There is a light mark on the fore-edge of the text block View more info

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Letters From A Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends

By: Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge ( Editors )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04210

ISBN: 0316646644

Condition: Near Fine


Letters from a Lost generation' ia a memorable selection of letters, written in the years 1913 to 1918, between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance, her younger brother and their two close friends, whose experiences in the First World War, in which all four men were killed, inspired her famous autobiography, ' A Testament of Youth.' A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

A Very Unimportant Officer

By: Alexander Stewart

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04420

ISBN: 0340977116

Condition: Near Fine


This book is a detailed and intimate account of the experience of an ordinary officer on the front line in France and Flanders throughout 1916 and 1917. It gives us a fascinating insight into the horrors and absurdities of trench life. A good, clean and square copy. View more info

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A World on Fire: The Epic History of the British in the American Civil War.

By: Amanda Foreman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03822

ISBN: 1846142040

Condition: Fine


'A World on Fire' tells, with extraordinary sweep, one of the least known great stories of British and American history. Foreman tells this epic yet intimate story of enormous personalities, tense diplomacy and torn loyalties as history in the round, captivating her readers with the experience of total immersion in this titanic conflict. The red hard boards and text block are near fine, the head and spine of the d/w shows wear to its edges and a small tear to its base. a... View more info

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Lost Spy

By: Andrew Meier

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04045

ISBN: 0297856553

Condition: Very Good


For half a century, the case of Isaiah Oggins, an American brutally murdered in 1947 on Stalin's orders, remained sealed in the secret files of the KGB and the FBI - a footnote buried in the rubble of the cold war. The Lost Spy at last reveals the truth: Oggins was one of the first Americans to spy for the Soviets. There is a small closed tear to the top front corner and there is light creasing to the top of the d/w. View more info

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Crete

By: Antony Beevor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04391

ISBN: 0719568315

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Acclaimed historian and author of Stalingrad, Anthony Beevor vividly reconstructs the epic Second World War struggle for Crete. The soft covers shows light wear to its extremities. View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War.

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press Ltd: 2004

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02342

ISBN: 0091897343

Condition: Good


Here , in the raw, are the personal experiences of ordinary men and women from around the world, including British, Irish, French, German, American, Japanese, Australian and New Zealand accounts. Between them, their individual voices make up an immediate and vivid narrative of the Second World War. The Boards and dW shows light signs of use and the page edges has some light mottling. View more info

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Prisoner of Japan: A Personal War Diary, Singapore, Siam & Burma 1941-1945

By: Atcherley, Sir Harold

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Memoirs Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03469

ISBN: 1909304530

Condition: Very Good


Harold Atcherly was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. throughout his time as a prisoner from the fall of Singapore in 1942 until 1945 , he kept a diary, which he was able to bring home with him. This book is based on that diary, along with other diaries and official documents. The soft covers show light shelf wear. View more info

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Battles Lost and Won: Great Campaigns of World War II

By: Baldwin, Hanson.W

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02814

ISBN: 1568520107

Condition: Very Good


The military editor of the New York Times evaluates crucial battles of the Second World War, analyzing what happened in each and why, as well as the larger results. The DJ shows light shelf wear and there is light spotting on the edges of the text block. View more info

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The Guns of August: The Classic Bestselling Account of the Outbreak of the First World War

By: Barbara Tuchman

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04379

ISBN: 0241968216

Condition: Very Good


Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first the first thirty days of battle determined the course of the First World War is today revered as the classic account of the conflict's opening. There is light tanning to the text block A good clean copy. View more info

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Conquest

By: Barker, Juliet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Little Brown: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02916

ISBN: 1408700832

Condition: Very Good


Supremely evocative and brilliantly told,' Conquest' is narrative history at its most colourful and compelling - the true story of those who fought for an English Kingdom in France. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. View more info

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The Berlin Airlift; The relief Operation that defined the cold war.

By: Barry Turner

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Icon Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04312

ISBN: 1785782401

Condition: Very Good


With new material from American, British and German archives and original interviews with veterans, Turner paints a fresh, vivid picture of the Airlift. The repercussions - the role of the USA as Global leader, German ascendancy, the Russian threat - we are still living with today. The top front corner has been bumped. View more info

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Serenade to the Big Bird (Schiffer Military History)

By: Bert Stiles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Schiffer Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04093

ISBN: 0764313967

Condition: Near Fine


After completing a tour of duty ( thirty-five missions ) in B-17s, Bert Stiles transfered to a fighter squadron. Just four months later he was killed in action on an escort mission to Hanover, Germany , on 26 November 1944. Stiles book was written in the period between the two tours, he was twenty three. There is a small tear to the rear top corner of the d/w. View more info

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Where the Hell Are the Guns?: A Soldier's View of the Anxious Years, 1939-44

By: Blackburn, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1999

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02729

ISBN: 0771015062

Condition: Very Good


A valuable contribution to an understanding of the Canadian involvement in the Allied cause between 1939 and 1945. This book is especially good at showing what it was like for the average Canadians far from home and loved ones , and what a strain it was waiting for nearly five years to get into action. View more info

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The Guns of War.

By: Blackburn, George

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Robinson Publishing: 2000

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02776

ISBN: 1841192104

Condition: Good


This masterpiece of the literature of war is written without melodrama or vanity, but with clarity, passion and honesty and makes a totally absorbing and painfully vivid 1000 page eye - witness account of some of the most bitter fighting of World War II. The covers are protected in a plastic jacket. and show some light ware to the edges and corners. View more info

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Green Devils - Red Devils : Untold Tales of the Airborne in World War II

By: Blandford Edmund. L,

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., BCA.: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02804

Condition: Very Good


The story of the British and German airborne troops in the Second World War is one of the most remarkable episodes in the entire history of special forces, not least because it is almost, if not quite, true to say that within the second World war is encompassed the whole history of airborne forces. The top of the text block is heavily spotted. View more info

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Bomber Barons

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03305

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shows the development of Bomber Command from the comparatively unorganised, non-cohesive raids of the early part of the war to the highly-trained and deadly offensive weapon it became under Sir Arthur Harris, from 1942 AOC-in-C of Bomber Command, the greatest baron of them all. The D/W shows light shelfware to its edges and scuffing to the front and rear panels. View more info

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The American Civil War, And the War's of the Industrial Revolution

By: Brian Holden Reid

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03861

ISBN: 0304352306

Condition: Fine


In this book the author focuses on the strategic and operational dimensions of the campaigns, showing how such factors as generalship, staff work, organization. intelligence and logistics affected the shape and decisions of the battlefield. He also looks at the effect of new weapons on tactics and the increasing importance of the powerful weaponry that developed as a result of the new methods of mass production. The D/W has light creasing to the head of the rear panel. ... View more info

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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony

By: Brian Moynahan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Quercus: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04375

ISBN: 0857383000

Condition: Very Good


Weaving Shostakovich's own story and that of many others into context of the maelstrom of Stalin's purges and the brutal Nazi invasion of Russia. this book is a magisterial and moving account of one of the most tragic periods in history. View more info